Apple Tapioca Pudding

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Total Time
1hr 45mins
1 hr
45 mins

This dessert recipe is taken straight from "Foods, Nutrition and Home Management Manual", published in 1942 by the "Government of the Province of British Columbia".

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  1. Soak pearl tapioca for one hour in enough cold water to cover; drain; add boiling water and salt.
  2. Note that minute tapioca requires no soaking.
  3. Cook in double boiler until transparent.
  4. Core and pare apples; arrange in a buttered pudding-dish; fill cavities with sugar.
  5. Pour over the tapioca and bake in a moderate oven till apples are soft.
  6. Serve with sugar and cream or a custard sauce.
  7. Recipe note: Rhubarb or pineapple may be substituted for apple, and sugar added to taste.